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Vintage Wodehouse

Advantages: Light-hearted, crisply written, amusing asides, likeable people
Disadvantages: Content and style doesn't appeal to everyone

It was a bit of a shock to realise that I’ve been reading PG Wodehouse books, off and on, for over forty years now. He wrote satirical - and often highly amusing - novels featuring the upper classes in the early part of the 20th century. My father introdu ...

Kukana 06.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of A Damsel in Distress - P.G. Wodehouse

Rudeness Does Not Equal Humour

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Rude, disgusting, sexist, homophobic, rarely funny

I picked up this book on a bargain shelf for a pound, and I think even that was too high a price for what I got. This book is a collection of tweets, comments, and little cartoons from Alec Sulkin, Artie Johann, and Michael Desilets, writers of the TV s ...

87degrees 20.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Robots Feel Nothing When They Hold Hands - Alec Sulkin

A dead funny joke book

Advantages: My son loves it, got him to sit down and read
Disadvantages: Lots of eye rolling for adults

...The book My son asked for Plants Vs Zombies items for his birthday and we found the range of items quite limiting. While searching for something different to plush toys we came across this joke book and purchased it for his birthday. There was no ...

xmum2fourx 26.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Plants vs. Zombies: Soil Your Plants Joke Book

Pensioners living the high life.

Advantages: short read, quite funny
Disadvantages: bit predictable as it went on.

...I'm sure many people reading this will be familiar with the story Bridget Jones either from reading the book written by Helen Fielding or from the film starring Renee Zellweger. Recently a sequel book was released, and my sister thought it was great fun t ...

cha97michelle 10.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Bridget and Joan's Diary A Parody - Bridget Golightly

Like hearing from an old friend.

Advantages: Enjoyable once you're in there, some nice humour
Disadvantages: I found it hard to get into at first.

...enjoyed the first two Bridget Jones' books so when this one was released it was with a little bit of uncertainty that i decided to read it. I wasn't sure if it would be up to parr with the previous two and if it would end up being a disappointment. ...

marsland1 27.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Bridget Jones Mad about the Boy - Helen Fielding